!!Chapter One
* Sealand asks Finland if he can get the new ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' expansion pack while he's out.
* One of the pirates asks England if a Los Angeles vs. Dallas Mavericks game is on and another pirate asks if it's taco night at [[Manga/{{Bleach}} Taco Aizen]].
* The Ricky Martin song "She Bangs" plays in the background as France tries to attack Nami.
* One of England's imaginary friends is PeterPan.
* England sings the song "Shrooms" by TheLonelyIsland when he realizes that only he can see his imaginary friends.
* Another Lonely Island song being sung - France and Spain sing "Punch You in the Jeans" as they punch Denmark [[ItMakesSenseInContext in the jeans]].
* England tells Spain and France to walk to Burger King after accidentally leaving them behind at the Nordics' house.
* America watches the original ''RepoTheGeneticOpera'' when he gets word that Sealand was kidnapped.

!!Chapter Two
* The title is a reference to McLovin' from ''{{Superbad}}''. America even brings up a fake I.D. with the name McLovin' on it at the end of the chapter.
* ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries'' is refrenced when Spandam and Fukurou say the most famous lines of Seto Kaiba and Rebecca Hawkins' satanic teddy bear ("Screw the rules, I have money", and "Your mother plays Card Games in Hell", respectively).
* England asks the CP9 "[[PiratesOfTheCaribbean Why is the rum always gone]]?"
* Kalifa suggests that England and Thierry go on ''Celebrity Rehab''.
* Kondo references ''{{Reno 911}}'' when he dresses in short-shorts like Lt. Dangle.
* One of the boy bands is Yo-I from the Korean manhwa ''Chocolat'', and the other boy band is named "[[EurekaSeven Gekkostate]]."
* It is mentioned that Renji used to work at Taco Bell.
* The songs Gekkostate plan on performing include "[[TheSimpsons Yvan eht Nioj]]", "[[Manga/{{Gintama}} Chome Chome]]", "[[Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt D City Rock]]", "[[VideoGame/{{Touhou}} Marisa Stole the Precious Thing]]", "Like a Boss", "[[MemeticMutation the Bed Intruder Song", "Mommy and Daddy Song", "the Double Rainbow Song]]", "[[Manga/OnePiece Bink's Saké]]", "[[Music/WeirdAlYankovic The Weird Al Show's Theme Song, "Jerry Springer]]", "[[Manga/SoulEater Excalibur's Song]], the Franchise/{{Pokemon}} theme song, "[[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Brooklyn Rage", "Leather Pants]]", "[[VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution Love Love Shine", "Butterfly]]", "[[LadyGaga Bad Romance]]", "Milkshake", "Hollaback Girl", "California Gurls", "[[{{Kesha}} We R Who We R, "Take it Off]]", "[[{{Kon}} Don't Say "Lazy"]]", "[[OuranHighSchoolHostClub Sakura Kiss]]", "[[LuckyStar Motteke Sailor Fuku]]", "[[Manga/AzumangaDaioh Soramimi Cake]]", "I'm on a Boat", "Jizz in my Pants", and "[[ScottPilgrim I am Sad, so Very, Very Sad]]". Out of all of the songs, "I am Sad, so Very, Very Sad" is the only one sung by Gekkostate.
* E-wan and E-soh sing [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Yugi vs Jaden Rap Battle]] before all three male members of Yo-I (E-wan, E-soh, and Eung-Sun) sing [[EurekaSeven Shounen Heart]].

!!Chapter Three
* The DropkickMurphys song "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" plays just before Poland makes his introduction to England and his pirate crew.
* Poland sings "Paparazzi" by LadyGaga.
* Heathcliffe assumes that Poland doesn't listen to Music/{{Blink 182}}, therfore, making Poland an enemy of Heathcliffe.
* Lithuania works at Barnes and Noble selling Nook e-readers.
* America compares Lithuania's job at Barnes and Noble to a job at Wal-mart.
* Club [[TengaToppaGurrenLagann Team Dai Gurren]] has an area called "[[{{Beatmania IIDX}} Resort Anthem]]".
* America thinks Sealand got kidnapped by SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker, [[Franchise/HarryPotter Voldemort]], or [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Sephiroth]]. Sephiroth makes a brief cameo right after America mentions him.
* [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Seto and Mokuba Kaiba]] make a cameo right after Sephiroth's cameo.
* America makes a refrence to ''AnsemRetort'' when he notes that "Resort Anthem" sounds like "Ansem Retort".

!!Chapter Four
* Other people in the lounge include [[Manga/FairyTail Lucy, Gray, Natsu, Erza]], [[LightNovel/{{Baccano}} Firo, and Ennis]].
* Yoko makes a reference to the "Punch You in the Jeans" scene from chapter one.
* The Capricorn Pirates sing "Pump It" by BlackEyedPeas.
* Kamina calls Heathcliffe a MarilynManson reject.
* Kamina also makes reference to the internet meme [[MemeticMutation Dynamic Entry]].
* Sealand asks England if he could watch ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''.
* England refrences the music artists/bands LadyGaga, Music/TheBeatles, and SexPistols.
* England makes Sealand watch either PiratesOfTheCaribbean or [[Manga/OnePiece One Piece: Strong World]] if Sealand wanted to watch a movie. Instead, Sealand wanted to watch {{Superbad}}.
* Sealand eventually plays Pokémon.

!!Chapter Five
* Sweden mentioned to America that he watched the Water Seven/Enies Lobby arc of One Piece.
* Sealand plays on a Nintendo DS.
* LadyGaga and BlackEyedPeas songs are referenced by Yuki-Rin and Kazuma.
* Sealand and the Capricorn Pirates sing [[PotterPuppetPals The Mysterious Ticking Noise]].
* An Xbox 360 is one of the items in Sealand's room.
* Natsu finds a talking suit of armor [[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist that asks him if he has seen his brother, Ed, anywhere. Natsu then says that he didn't see a short person named Ed anywhere]].
* America finds a boxset of the anime ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'' in Sealand's closet.
* The search party gains blueprints and plugsuits for the Dynamo robot from ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls''.
* Alfred says, "Winning, duh!", which is a reference to Creator/CharlieSheen.

!!Chapter Six
* America and Lithuania discuss the matter with Sealand at hand in front of Starbucks.
* The book Lithuania's book club reads is ''Literature/TheJoyLuckClub''.
* America's line, "So, Toris, are you feeling like searching for a shota kidnapped pirates or reading another Asian romance novel?", references two other fanfics by Oxenstierna D. Yuki-Rin, ''FanFic/GeishasOfWinter'' and ''FanFic/ScottPilgrimVsSnowFlowerAndTheSecretHallPass'', which are parodies of Asian romance novels set in Asia (mainly China) or major Asian-American neighbothoods in the U.S.
* The search party goes to Hueco Mundo Casino Resort, which brings up some references to ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.
* The Capricorn Pirates sing two songs by the BlackEyedPeas - "My Humps" and "Let's Get it Started".
* Yuki-Rin and Heathcliffe make refrences to the upcoming Flogging Molly and Panic! At the Disco albums.
* Poland sings "Love Game" by LadyGaga.
* Isabella remarks that watching the History Channel documentary miniseries America: The Story of Us is more exciting than battling Poland.
* During the "Love Game" music number, Poland dances like [[MacrossFrontier Ranka Lee]], leading Kida to tell Poland that he is not Ranka Lee.
* Kamina quotes the exact anime he stars in by saying, "[[MemeticMutation Kicking logic out and doing the impossible]]."

!!Chapter Seven
* The Capricorn Pirates sing the Music/SpiceGirls song "Spice Up Your Life". During that montage, Kazuma holds up a sign that says, "I wasted my manliness for this? Now I will never be in ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara''."
* America sings the KatyPerry songs "California Gurls" and "Teenage Dream".
* Switzerland mentions that he is making food for [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Rufus Shinra's]] bake sale, which was mentioned a few chapters back.
* The [[{{Tearjerker}} very heartbreaking]] Manga/OnePiece opening "One Day" briefly plays in the background as Prussia tries to get Switzerland to help out with finding Sealand.
* Prussia's part of the search party ends up at Burger King.
* Prussia tries to convince the gang to go to [[Manga/{{Gintama}} Yoshiwara]]. He even references the two villains of both Yoshiwara arcs - Housen and Jiraia.

!!Chapter Eight
* The Capricorn Pirates and America sing the BlackEyedPeas song "Imma Be".
* Canada gets shot with a [[Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn Dying Will Bullet]].
* During the scene in 7-11, America and [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Shikamaru]] chat about the Dallas Cowboys.

!!Chapter Nine
* America jokes that he will sail on the Queen Anne's Revenge as punishment for hanging out with the enemy. The Queen Anne's Revenge was Blackbeard's ship. It is also a song by Flogging Molly, the authoress' favorite band.
* America tells Sweden that he, Canada, and Prussia will be at the coffee shop faster than you can say "IKEA".
* [[Manga/AzumangaDaioh Yomi]] is a waitress at the coffee shop.
* [[MemeticMutation The Game]] is referenced.
* Thor plays VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution.
* After Romano closes the door on the Sket-dan, Switch pulls out a box of Girl Scout cookies (Samoas, to be exact).

!!Chapter Ten
* The chapter title ("The Sweet, Far, Literal Escape Thing") references the third book of the GemmaDoyle trilogy, "The Sweet, Far Thing", and the Gwen Stefani song "The Sweet Escape", which is sung in the chapter.
* Gilbert tells Roderich and Elizabeta that he is [[ScottPilgrim going to go pee due to boredom]].
* During the music montage to "The Sweet Escape", Gilbert almost gets runs over by [[Manga/AzumangaDaioh Miss Yukari]].
* [[Anime/CodeGeass Kallen]] makes a cameo as a person working at a mattress store.
* Gilbert evades Elizabeta by going into an anime con and trying to blend in with ''Manga/OnePiece'', ''{{Vocaloid}}'', ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', ''Manga/BlackButler'', ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', ''Manga/DeathNote'', ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'', and ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' cosplayers.
* [[LuckyStar Konata]] makes a cameo and she is cosplaying as LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya.
* Roderich, Elizabeta, and Gilbert watch ''Film/DivineSecretsOfTheYaYaSisterhood''.
* Matthew thanks ScottPilgrim for being recognized.
* Firo lists some of the previous chapters' events, such as the fight at Club Team Dai-Gurren and the fact that Peter is a shota.
* Izaya tells Shizuo that he gave Peter money to go to the candy shop, where he can lick some lollipops, which references the 50 Cent song "Candy Shop".
* [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Orochimaru]] makes a brief cameo when Peter was with him before Shizuo and Izaya showed up.
* Roderich, Elizabeta, and Gilbert dine at the [[EurekaSeven Gekkostate]] Resort Casino.
* During the "music war", Feliks sings "[[LadyGaga Love Game]]", Roderich sings "[[BarenakedLadies Some Fantastic]]", Elizabeta sings "[[{{Kesha}} We R Who We R]]", and Gilbert sings "I'm Awesome" by Spose.
* The metal version of "[[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII One-Winged Angel]]" plays when Arthur makes his entrance.
* [[Manga/{{Bleach}} Aizen]] has a speaking line.
* Shinpachi sings TheComputerNerd01's spoof of "Boom Boom Pow", which is entitled "Shamwow Now".
* Date Masamune says his [[MemeticMutation famous]] [[VideoGame/SengokuBasara catchphrase]].
* Feliks sings "[[{{Kesha}} Dinosaur]]" to Arthur before Arthur puts a chloroform-soaked rag to Feliks' mouth.

!!Chapter Eleven
* The chapter title ("At the Genetic Pirate Opera Tonight!") is a reference to the song "At the Opera Tonight" from ''RepoTheGeneticOpera''. Alfred even sings part of the song during the chapter.
* Arthur wanted to bring [[MemeticBadass Silvers]] [[Manga/OnePiece Rayleigh]] to the Genetic Pirate Opera.
* Arthur sings the DropkickMurphys song "The State of Massachusetts".